Hibernation is an inactive computer state in which RAM contents have been saved to non-volatile memory, allowing the computer to completely power down.

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Ubuntu hibernation performance

Can I do something with it? Seriously, it is faster to boot Ubuntu from scratch and open all the applications than restore from hibernation.
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Assume hibernation file 'hiberfil.sys' is always on the boot volume?

Is is safe to assume that the hiberfil.sys is always located on the boot volume i.e. %SYSTEMDRIVE%? Or can it be relocated to another volume, or disk?
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No hibernate tab in Power Options

Hibernation just stopped working on my laptop a few years ago. I have tried to fix this at various times over the years with no luck. I know the problem has to do with my OS (not any acpi bios ...
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How to reconnect VPN automatically after sleep/hibernate on Vista/7?

I'm using Win 7's built-in VPN client but every time I put my computer to sleep / hibernate mode and then wake it up again, the connection is lost and I need to reconnect manually. Is there any way to ...
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Aero disabled after computer wakes up from hibernation

Sometimes when my computer wakes up from hibernation, Aero is turned off, and I can't enable it again. A simple restart will enable Aero again, so it isn't broken completely. Any idea what may cause ...
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At what time did my Windows XP machine come out of hibernation?

I usually look at the event log to find out at what time I switched on my computer. I look for the entry saying "The Event Log service was started". I use this to record in-out times at office. These ...
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Ubuntu can't hibernate

I have an Ubuntu 9.04 installation on a computer with 2GB RAM I want to upgrade to 4GB. First, I had 1GB of Swap. When I tried to hibernate, linux said that my Swap wasn't big enough. Ok, ok, I ...
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How can I restore my display settings in Windows 7 after I put my computer to sleep

My computer has Windows 7 (RTM) as an OS and I'm using two monitors. The power saving settings put the computer to sleep after 30 minutes of inactivity. When the computer wakes up, it always uses ...
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Where do I setup Windows 7 to not hibernate when laptop's lid is closed?

Where do I setup Windows 7 to not hibernate when laptop's lid is closed?
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HDD Write / Hibernate issue on Dell Latitude with XP

My 2-year-old laptop has been getting extremely slow for the last few months. The most pronounced problem has been that it now takes somewhere between 15 and 20 minutes to go into hibernate, when it ...
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Can I hibernate Linux without a swap partition?

I hadn't set up a swap partition on my PC, because a) I have plenty of RAM (8 GB) and b) I have large harddrives that I didn't want to chop into tiny pieces, so my smallest partitions are 50 GiB, and ...
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Laptop starts up by itself after being in Hibernate

I have a dual boot Windows Vista Basic/Ubuntu KDE4 compaq laptop. when I have put the laptop into hibernation from windows I sometimes find that it will turn itself back on. Any ideas what causes ...
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Vista hibernate not working/not an option

I can't put my laptop into hibernation anymore. The story goes like this: had an issue with the space on the C: drive, and as a solution I did the following: - disk cleanup (all options selected, ...
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Why does my computer come out of standby on its own?

When I put my desktop computer into Standby, it comes out of standby all by itself just minutes later. I've also seen it come out of hibernation all by itself, but I've only tried that a couple times. ...
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Can I remotely hibernate a computer?

I know the shutdown command (and the corresponding shutdown /i switch to show the GUI), but is there a way to hibernate a computer remotely in a similar way? The machines are running Windows XP and ...
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Desktop reboots itself on sleep or hibernate

I have been using an ASUS M2NPV-VM motherboard for main home desktop workstation, operating Windows Vista x64. This computer has right from day one not been able to enter hibernate or standby; after ...
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Why Hibernation does not work on my Vista64 Desktop?

I have an custom-made personal Desktop (not laptop) Vista64 Ultimate - up-to-date in term of Windows updates and drivers, Asus Rampage Formula, 8Go RAM and 6 hard-drives (2To), which refuses to go to ...
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How do I stop my computer from going into sleep or hibernate mode?

I have noticed that when I run Windows Media Player on my laptop, that the screen saver will not start and more importantly my computer will not go into sleep or hibernate mode. However, when running ...